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Global Central Banks Nervous About Tightening Monetary Policy - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMT

Global Central Banks Nervous About Tightening Monetary Policy  Bloomberg

Three months since the Federal Reserve put U.S. interest rates on a prolonged pause, more and more central bankers around the world are getting nervous ...

Take Five: Dollar darling. World markets themes for the week ahead - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:54:00 GMT

Take Five: Dollar darling. World markets themes for the week ahead  Reuters

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Statutory Interest Rates in a Low Interest World | New York Law Journal - Law.com

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:30:02 GMT

Statutory Interest Rates in a Low Interest World | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Statutory interest rates in New York are fixed at nominal amounts usually according to the monetary environment in which the statutes were enacted (or last ...

Hodl, IMF Now Declaring War on Cash After Negative Interest Rate Proposals - Ethereum World News

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:31:29 GMT

Hodl, IMF Now Declaring War on Cash After Negative Interest Rate Proposals  Ethereum World News

The IMF is declaring way on cash after detrimental interest rate proposals were moved. The negative interest rates would spur people to spend rather than save.

RBI Cuts Interest Rates to 6% Ahead of India Elections - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RBI Cuts Interest Rates to 6% Ahead of India Elections  Bloomberg

India's central bank is on course for its most aggressive monetary policy easing in more than three years, as it seeks to support the world's fastest-growing major ...

The bond market has been spooked and so the big interest rate slide is likely not over - CNBC

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The bond market has been spooked and so the big interest rate slide is likely not over  CNBC

The Fed's March meeting was expected to have been uneventful. Instead, it set off what is now a week's worth of upheaval in global bond markets that could still ...

The World Better Get Used to Negative Rates - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The World Better Get Used to Negative Rates  Bloomberg

They're the only way to bring down excessive debt levels that have grown too large to be managed.

Dollar off two-year highs ahead of U.S. GDP, shares subdued - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:29:00 GMT

Dollar off two-year highs ahead of U.S. GDP, shares subdued  Reuters

The dollar slipped from 23-month highs on Friday ahead of keenly awaited U.S. gross domestic product data for the first quarter, while global shares were on ...

Fed Shift Shakes Up World of Speculative Debt - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:18:00 GMT

Fed Shift Shakes Up World of Speculative Debt  The Wall Street Journal

A sharp rally in speculative-grade corporate bonds has pushed the average yield on those bonds below that of comparably rated loans, an unusual market ...

COLUMN-Global economy is close to stalling as trade falls: Kemp - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:15:00 GMT

COLUMN-Global economy is close to stalling as trade falls: Kemp  Reuters

World trade volumes are falling for the first time since the end of the financial crisis in a sign the global economy is only one more major shock away from ...

Capital Flows In A World Of Low Interest Rates - Seeking Alpha

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Capital Flows In A World Of Low Interest Rates  Seeking Alpha

Interest rates in advanced economies continue to persist at historically low levels. This trend is due not only to the response of central banks to slow growth,

Gold, Silver Slightly Down; Bulls Work To Stabilize Prices - Kitco News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:41:00 GMT

Gold, Silver Slightly Down; Bulls Work To Stabilize Prices  Kitco News

Editor's Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and ...

U.S. bond yields at 1%? Expect super-low interest rates during the next recession - MarketWatch

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. bond yields at 1%? Expect super-low interest rates during the next recession  MarketWatch

It's now clear that the Federal Reserve, just like other central banks around the world, will do anything to stimulate economic growth.

Poloz Cuts Neutral Rate Estimate as Global Disappointments Mount - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Poloz Cuts Neutral Rate Estimate as Global Disappointments Mount  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. A persistently sluggish global ...

Strong stock and bond markets at odds over global growth - Reuters

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 13:10:00 GMT

Strong stock and bond markets at odds over global growth  Reuters

It looks like something has to give in global markets.

Alarm Sounds for World Growth as Bellwether Economy Contracts - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:08:00 GMT

Alarm Sounds for World Growth as Bellwether Economy Contracts  Bloomberg

South Korea, a bellwether for global trade and technology, cast doubt over hopes for a quick rebound in the world economy by reporting its biggest contraction of ...

Axios AM - April 26, 2019 - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:02:28 GMT

Axios AM - April 26, 2019  Axios

... Happy Friday! Was this email forwarded to you? Get your own! Sign up here. 1 big thing: Global economic whiplash. Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. There are ...

Bond Traders Outsmart the Fed and Themselves - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:52:00 GMT

Bond Traders Outsmart the Fed and Themselves  Bloomberg

Every once in a while, bond traders get too clever for their own good when it comes to handicapping the Federal Reserve. They've been mostly spot-on over the ...

Gold, Silver Bulls Showing Some Resilience In Face Of Negative Elements - Kitco News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:35:00 GMT

Gold, Silver Bulls Showing Some Resilience In Face Of Negative Elements  Kitco News

Editor's Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and ...

Fed “pivot” promotes stock market surge - World Socialist Web Site

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:36:20 GMT

Fed “pivot” promotes stock market surge  World Socialist Web Site

Last Tuesday, two key Wall Street stock market indexes, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite, hit new record highs. The more narrowly-based Dow only ...

Krona Slides as Sweden Joins Global Wave of Monetary Dovishness - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:16:00 GMT

Krona Slides as Sweden Joins Global Wave of Monetary Dovishness  Bloomberg

Sweden just jumped on the bandwagon of countries driving down their currencies with dovish policy pullbacks. The krona plunged more than 1 percent against ...

China Entices Rich World's Cash Pile With Belt and Road Returns - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:27:00 GMT

China Entices Rich World's Cash Pile With Belt and Road Returns  Bloomberg

Rich countries are increasingly looking to China's Belt and Road infrastructure network as a potential opportunity to invest assets that face meager returns at ...

3 Reasons Why Gold Will Outperform Equities And Bonds - Forbes

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

3 Reasons Why Gold Will Outperform Equities And Bonds  Forbes

For centuries, gold has played a major role in human history and has become interwoven into the financial fabric of society. Beyond its investment following, gold ...

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:15:00 GMT

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll  Reuters

Major central banks are done tightening policy, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, with the growth outlook wilting across developed and ...

How To Stop Worrying About Inflation - Seeking Alpha

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:13:00 GMT

How To Stop Worrying About Inflation  Seeking Alpha

Inflation in the US averaged 1.5% annually for the last five years with a peak of 2.9%. A review of the last 100 years of data shows that wars and oil crises we.

World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro slides - Kitco News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:00:00 GMT

World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro slides  Kitco News

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro on Thursday on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while world equities slid ...

U.S. Stocks Wobble After GDP Data - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:36:00 GMT

U.S. Stocks Wobble After GDP Data  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks opened little changed after figures showed the U.S. economy grew at a strong pace in the first quarter while inflation remained muted.

European Central Bank holds interest rates as Draghi warns of downside risks - CNBC

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

European Central Bank holds interest rates as Draghi warns of downside risks  CNBC

The European Central Bank (ECB) held interest rates steady on Wednesday, shortly after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sharply downgraded its ...

White House Pushes Fed to Cut Interest Rates - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

White House Pushes Fed to Cut Interest Rates  The Wall Street Journal

President Trump wants the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates to guard against a slowdown in global economic growth, a top White House official said Friday, ...

U.S. Growth of 3.2% Tops Forecasts on Trade, Inventory Boost - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:30:00 GMT

U.S. Growth of 3.2% Tops Forecasts on Trade, Inventory Boost  Bloomberg

U.S. economic growth accelerated by more than expected in the first quarter on a big boost from inventories and trade that offset a slowdown in consumer ...

Argentina Moves Again to Bolster the World's Weakest Currency - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Argentina Moves Again to Bolster the World's Weakest Currency  Bloomberg

Argentina's central bank said it won't allow its key interest rate to drop below 62.5 percent in April, buttressing its campaign to protect the peso.

Turkey Extends Rate Pause as World's Worst Currency Delays Cuts - Yahoo Finance

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:01:00 GMT

Turkey Extends Rate Pause as World's Worst Currency Delays Cuts  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Turkey's central bank extended an interest-rate pause in place since it last raised borrowing costs in September. The lira plunged after it removed ...

Why the global economy can't handle higher interest rates - The Globe and Mail

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why the global economy can't handle higher interest rates  The Globe and Mail

In April, 2009, that Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney chopped interest rates for the final time, taking them as low as they could go, within a hair of zero.

The independence of central banks is under threat from politics - The Economist

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The independence of central banks is under threat from politics  The Economist

CRITICS OF ECONOMICS like to say that its abstract theories lack real-world pay-offs. There is a glaring counter-example: the global rise of central-bank ...

13% of the world's companies are 'zombies.' That's not healthy - CNN

Published: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

13% of the world's companies are 'zombies.' That's not healthy  CNN

The past decade of ultra-low interest rates has spawned the rise of "zombie" companies.

Trump’s Fed Attacks Cast a Chill at Global Finance Gathering - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump’s Fed Attacks Cast a Chill at Global Finance Gathering  The Wall Street Journal

Former Federal Reserve officials and foreign central bankers say President Trump's combative stance toward the U.S. central bank could over time weaken the ...

Oil Lower in Friday Morning Trade - DTN The Progressive Farmer

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:52:00 GMT

Oil Lower in Friday Morning Trade  DTN The Progressive Farmer

Oil futures and Brent crude moved lower in early trading Friday, dropping back from multi-month highs on profit-taking while the market reassesses the global oil ...

Russian market is 'ripe for disruption,' CEO of Tinkoff Bank says - CNBC

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:52:16 GMT

Russian market is 'ripe for disruption,' CEO of Tinkoff Bank says  CNBC

Retail investing in Russia is going to "grow immensely" over the coming years, according to the chief executive of Tinkoff Bank.

How interest rates are impacting the sukuk market - World Finance

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How interest rates are impacting the sukuk market  World Finance

In its last meeting on March 20, the Federal Reserve stuck to its mantra that it can be patient in waiting to hike interest rates. Despite economic fundamentals in ...

What if zero interest rates are the new normal? - The Japan Times

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What if zero interest rates are the new normal?  The Japan Times

Ever since major central banks cut short-term interest rates close to zero in autumn 2008 and subsequently purchased huge volumes of bonds as part of their ...

Axios Markets - April 26, 2019 - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:35:28 GMT

Axios Markets - April 26, 2019  Axios

A daily look at the news, trends and intrigue dominating business, finance and markets, by Dion Rabouin.

How low interest rates can hurt competition, and the economy - Chicago Booth Review

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:14:59 GMT

How low interest rates can hurt competition, and the economy  Chicago Booth Review

For small businesses, low interest rates are typically a good thing, making it cheap to borrow money and put it to work. The result is—or should be, ...

US economy defies slowdown fears with 3.2% first-quarter growth - Financial Times

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:35:00 GMT

US economy defies slowdown fears with 3.2% first-quarter growth  Financial Times

The US economy defied fears of a first-quarter slowdown, overcoming a prolonged government shutdown, trade tensions and global economic uncertainty to ...

Central Bankers Are Hitting the Pause Button - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central Bankers Are Hitting the Pause Button  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.

Get an affordable interest rate on your loan against property with these tips - Business Standard

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:38:58 GMT

Get an affordable interest rate on your loan against property with these tips  Business Standard

By availing a loan against property in India, you can put your immovable asset to good use by pledging it as collateral. This way you can avail the funding you ...

The U.S. Debt Ceiling Expired On March 1 And Nobody Cared -- But They Will - Forbes

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:52:00 GMT

The U.S. Debt Ceiling Expired On March 1 And Nobody Cared -- But They Will  Forbes

The federal debt limit expired on March 1. Why does it matter? Markets didn't move and the holders of the $22 trillion in national debt didn't utter a peep of worry ...

Donald Trump urges US Fed to cut interest rates - BBC News

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Donald Trump urges US Fed to cut interest rates  BBC News

Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on the US Federal Reserve by calling for the central bank to cut interest rates. The US President claimed that the Fed ...

Why the world’s biggest bond investor is dismissing the yield curve’s recession warning - MarketWatch

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why the world’s biggest bond investor is dismissing the yield curve’s recession warning  MarketWatch

Pimco's chief investment officer says the U.S. is unlikely to see a recession this year.

Warren Buffett: ‘Something Different’ Happening in Global Economy - Money and Markets

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Warren Buffett: ‘Something Different’ Happening in Global Economy  Money and Markets

Warren Buffett has noticed a unique, never-before-seen phenomenon that's emerged in the global economy: negative interest rates.

Microsoft (briefly) becomes the world's third trillion-dollar company - ABC News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 03:25:28 GMT

Microsoft (briefly) becomes the world's third trillion-dollar company  ABC News

Microsoft is (once again) the world's most valuable tech company after its market value climbed past the $US1,000000000000 mark — for about half an hour.

G-20 chiefs: World economic growth to revive later this year - CNBC

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

G-20 chiefs: World economic growth to revive later this year  CNBC

The global economy is likely to pull out of a brief growth slump later this year — with a little help from the world's central banks and from U.S. and Chinese trade ...

So The Fed, Interest Rates, And IPOs Walk Into A Bar - Seeking Alpha

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

So The Fed, Interest Rates, And IPOs Walk Into A Bar  Seeking Alpha

We provide some commentary on the Fed and interest rates. In addition, we discuss capital markets and the IPO window opening up. We state our case for ...

World Bank renews call for removal of interest rate cap - Business Daily

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Bank renews call for removal of interest rate cap  Business Daily

The World Bank has renewed its push for the scrapping of controls on the cost of loans, saying the current interest rates cap law is constraining economic growth ...

Breakingviews - Guest view: Halve Bank of Japan’s inflation target - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:41:00 GMT

Breakingviews - Guest view: Halve Bank of Japan’s inflation target  Reuters

(Reuters Breakingviews) - For all the successes of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies, consumer prices are rising more slowly than the ...

Indian companies squeezed as inflation falls but interest rates remain high - Reuters

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Indian companies squeezed as inflation falls but interest rates remain high  Reuters

Indian businesses are getting squeezed. As economic growth slows and inflation sinks they have little ability to raise prices without losing sales, and yet they are ...

The mirage of interest rate normalization - Nikkei Asian Review

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The mirage of interest rate normalization  Nikkei Asian Review

Until recently, central banks in advanced economies talked about normalizing their monetary policies by raising interest rates from near or below zero.

Biggest risk to US market is a surprise Fed rate hike as economy improves: Medley Global Advisors - CNBC

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Biggest risk to US market is a surprise Fed rate hike as economy improves: Medley Global Advisors  CNBC

The best investment opportunities may be thousands of miles away, according to a major Wall Street firm. That is, the upside potential is larger in Europe and ...

Flat-To-Negative Yield Curve Ain't The End Of The World - Forbes

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Flat-To-Negative Yield Curve Ain't The End Of The World  Forbes

Don't blame our shaky market on the flattening yield curve, from 30-year Treasuries down to money market paper. Actually, a spike in interest rates in response ...

Warren Buffett: 'Something different' is happening in the economy right now - Yahoo Finance

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Warren Buffett: 'Something different' is happening in the economy right now  Yahoo Finance

Warren Buffett is noticing a unique phenomenon right now in the global economy: negative interest rates and low inflation. “I think, now, there's still $11 trillion, ...

Why debt is the 'opioid crisis' of the global economy - Investment Week

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:56:00 GMT

Why debt is the 'opioid crisis' of the global economy  Investment Week

A strong recovery by financial markets this year has lulled investors into complacency about the risk of a major correction soon. Best and worst-performing funds ...

BBVA loan links interest rate to digital milestones - Financial Times

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

BBVA loan links interest rate to digital milestones  Financial Times

In a sign of how far it is prepared to go to prove its digital credentials, the Spanish bank BBVA is selling a loan whose interest rate will decline as the borrower ...

The Late, Late Cycle: Preparing For A World Of Lower Returns - Seeking Alpha

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:16:00 GMT

The Late, Late Cycle: Preparing For A World Of Lower Returns  Seeking Alpha

Today's environment feels a lot like a late-cycle economy: growth and employment are above trend, while inflation is near its target and financial conditions -

How depreciating money could save the global economy - Axios

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:05:00 GMT

How depreciating money could save the global economy  Axios

Money loses its value and encourages people to spend it.

Stable or Still Cause for Concern? Understanding the Global Economy's Mixed Signals - Fortune

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Stable or Still Cause for Concern? Understanding the Global Economy's Mixed Signals  Fortune

The global economy is looking less gloomy than it did only weeks ago. It still may not have the stamina to extend a recovery that's showing signs of age.

The Global Economy Looks Disturbingly Like Japan Before Its 'Lost Decade' - Forbes

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:28:00 GMT

The Global Economy Looks Disturbingly Like Japan Before Its 'Lost Decade'  Forbes

After World War II, Japan experienced rapid growth as the US and others helped rebuild its economy. This led to a roaring expansion that culminated in the ...

Global Bond Yields Slide to Fresh Lows Following ECB Comments - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Bond Yields Slide to Fresh Lows Following ECB Comments  The Wall Street Journal

Government bond yields from the U.S. to Germany slid, falling further below recent lows, as signs that the European Central Bank could consider additional ...

Take Five: Panic over? World markets themes for the week ahead - Reuters

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Take Five: Panic over? World markets themes for the week ahead  Reuters

This April 5 story has been refilled to update with *fresh* China, Brexit sections, changes date to April 8)

Credit Suisse's chief economist says he's worried about US inflation shooting up - CNBC

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Credit Suisse's chief economist says he's worried about US inflation shooting up  CNBC

There were signs that inflation in the U.S. was picking up in certain segments within the services industry even before the Federal Reserve decided to stop ...

BOJ Should Avoid Deepening Negative Rates, Bank Lobby Chief Says - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

BOJ Should Avoid Deepening Negative Rates, Bank Lobby Chief Says  Bloomberg

The new head of Japan's main banking lobby warned the central bank against deepening negative interest rates, signaling such a move could spur risky ...

5 Numbers to Watch to Spot the Next Recession - Fortune

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:30:43 GMT

5 Numbers to Watch to Spot the Next Recession  Fortune

Today's good times can't last forever. Here's how to decode the economy's messages before a bear market eats your savings.

Eyes Turn To Fed Minutes After ECB Stands Pat On Interest Rates - Forbes

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Eyes Turn To Fed Minutes After ECB Stands Pat On Interest Rates  Forbes

After the IMF reduced its global growth forecast yesterday, the market seems focused on central bank activity, with the ECB holding rates steady and the Fed ...

The Redeeming Properties of Saudi Aramco's Blockbuster Bond Sale - Fortune

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Redeeming Properties of Saudi Aramco's Blockbuster Bond Sale  Fortune

After being shunned by Wall Street and international investors last year, Saudi Arabia made a roaring comeback on Tuesday as oil giant Aramco received a ...

Fed to hold fire on interest rates as world economy slows - Citizen

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed to hold fire on interest rates as world economy slows  Citizen

Critics fear that President Donald Trump is attempting to politicize the US Federal Reserve, the country's central bank. AFP/File/Brendan Smialowski ...

The World Seems to Have Dodged Recession, for Now - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The World Seems to Have Dodged Recession, for Now  The Wall Street Journal

If the world was at risk of sliding into recession, policy makers appear to have pivoted in time to prevent it. In the U.S., the slowdown never got started.

Vitalik Proposal Could Turn Ethereum Staking Into $160 Million Industry - CoinDesk

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Vitalik Proposal Could Turn Ethereum Staking Into $160 Million Industry  CoinDesk

A new proposal by Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ethereum, suggests he is considering increasing rewards for validators who would secure the operation of the ...

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation - CNBC

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation  CNBC

Vice President Mike Pence said that despite his bullish view of the state of the economy, he backs the president's calls for further rate cuts from the Federal ...

7 Experts' Share Best REITs To Buy Now - Forbes

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:30:00 GMT

7 Experts' Share Best REITs To Buy Now  Forbes

Several leading investment experts and contributors to MoneyShow.com highlight their favorite REITs involved in such niche markets as casinos to self-storage ...

A Fly In The Ointment - Seeking Alpha

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:04:00 GMT

A Fly In The Ointment  Seeking Alpha

Many assets are priced well above respective fundamentals. Implicit in higher valuations is a guarantee by the Fed, known as the Fed Put, to support asset price.

Alarm bells sound for global economy as bellwether South Korea reveals struggles - The Age

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:09:00 GMT

Alarm bells sound for global economy as bellwether South Korea reveals struggles  The Age

South Korea, a bellwether for global trade and technology, cast doubt over hopes for a quick rebound in the world economy by reporting its biggest contraction of ...

The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown - Quartz

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown  Quartz

About 70% of the global economy will experience a slowdown this year, the highest share since 2011.

Former Barclays traders jailed over Euribor rate-rigging - BBC News

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Former Barclays traders jailed over Euribor rate-rigging  BBC News

Two traders have been jailed after being convicted of conspiring to rig the Euribor global interest rate. Colin Bermingham, 62, and Carlo Palombo, 40, both ...

US economy smashes forecasts with 3.2% growth, but spending cools - business live - The Guardian

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:58:00 GMT

US economy smashes forecasts with 3.2% growth, but spending cools - business live  The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including first-quarter growth figures from America.

Trump on Otto Warmbier: U.S. did not pay North Korea for his return - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Trump on Otto Warmbier: U.S. did not pay North Korea for his return  Axios

President Trump denied in a Friday tweet that the U.S. paid any money toward a $2 million "medical" bill from North Korea for the return of hostage Otto ...

World stocks slip as growth fears linger - NEWS.com.au

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:05:01 GMT

World stocks slip as growth fears linger  NEWS.com.au

World equity markets have slipped amid worries on global growth and as investors digested European earnings. The Euro STOXX 600 lost 0.3 per cent in early ...

It's Not A Recession, It's A 'Global Economic Slowdown' - Seeking Alpha

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

It's Not A Recession, It's A 'Global Economic Slowdown'  Seeking Alpha

What really is the global economic slowdown? What are its causes? And could it be a precursor to the next crisis? It is no coincidence that predictions of a mor.

Draghi’s ECB tackles negatives of contentious interest rate policy - Financial Times

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Draghi’s ECB tackles negatives of contentious interest rate policy  Financial Times

Five years after the European Central Bank broke ground by cutting interest rates below zero, its officials are considering a redesign of the contentious policy as ...

Capitalism is failing us all. Could Islamic economics be the answer? View - Euronews English

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Capitalism is failing us all. Could Islamic economics be the answer? View  Euronews English

Billionaire Ray Dalio, manager of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater, recently shocked the world when he announced that "capitalism is failing" and that ...

Why the next financial crisis will be worse than the 2008 crash - South China Morning Post

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why the next financial crisis will be worse than the 2008 crash  South China Morning Post

Unilateralism, fragmented regulatory bodies, a depleted arsenal of tools at the disposal of central banks and increasingly complex financial markets will make it ...

What the Rest of the World Can Learn From the Australian Economic Miracle - The New York Times

Published: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What the Rest of the World Can Learn From the Australian Economic Miracle  The New York Times

As Americans worry about the potential end of a 10-year expansion, it's worth studying the Aussies, whose winning streak is about to turn 28.

Lagarde warns global economy will be vulnerable in next downturn - Financial Times

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Lagarde warns global economy will be vulnerable in next downturn  Financial Times

The head of the IMF sounded a warning on Tuesday that most countries would be unable to offset a downturn with lower interest rates and would instead need ...

$3.3 Trillion of Global Debt Starts to Tip the Scale - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

$3.3 Trillion of Global Debt Starts to Tip the Scale  Bloomberg

Bloated borrowing leads financial commentary. Also, pessimism about stocks and spiking Bitcoin fever.

U.S. Stocks Drop Amid Concerns About a Global Slowdown - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Stocks Drop Amid Concerns About a Global Slowdown  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks fell along with Treasury yields as worries about the global economy lingered.

Measles outbreak in Los Angeles results in students, staff quarantine - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:19:00 GMT

Measles outbreak in Los Angeles results in students, staff quarantine  Axios

After 2 college students were diagnosed with measles, UCLA and Cal State L.A. have quarantined more than 200 students and staff who have either not been ...

Vice Chairman Clarida Says Fed Must Pay Closer Attention to Global Growth Risks - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vice Chairman Clarida Says Fed Must Pay Closer Attention to Global Growth Risks  The Wall Street Journal

Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the central bank will keep a close eye on a series of “prominent” global growth risks and highlighted previous episodes ...

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment - International Monetary Fund

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment  International Monetary Fund

By Gita Gopinath · عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日本語, Português, Русский. A year ago, economic activity was accelerating in almost all regions of the world.

Has the yield curve predicted the next US downturn? - Financial Times

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Has the yield curve predicted the next US downturn?  Financial Times

Some believe that an inversion of the markets' original 'fear gauge' is not a predictor but a cause of recessions.

Italian stocks aren't letting a recession hold them back - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:31:00 GMT

Italian stocks aren't letting a recession hold them back  Axios

Italy's back-to-back economic contractions to end 2018 put the country in recession and its stock market, like most of Europe, suffered. Things aren't looking to ...

Global Investors May Spur Change in China’s $13 Trillion Debt Market - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Investors May Spur Change in China’s $13 Trillion Debt Market  Bloomberg

The imminent arrival of a new group of investors in China's domestic bonds is set to strengthen the hand of reform advocates in the world's third-largest debt ...

Why America's ultra-rich are freaking out - The Australian Financial Review

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:45:00 GMT

Why America's ultra-rich are freaking out  The Australian Financial Review

Billionaires are worried for the system that made them wealthy. But not everyone in America is happy with the introspection.

Turkey may be the spark that sets fire to the world economy - The Guardian

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Turkey may be the spark that sets fire to the world economy  The Guardian

The battle waged by Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan against currency speculators is a classic pyrrhic victory. The show of resolve by the self-styled strongman ...

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